Kirby to be tried in Toombs County for Pestana-Mason murder

Posted by | April 5, 2017 2:14 pm

   The Emanuel County Superior Court case of State of Georgia v. Phillip Scott Kirby Sr. has been granted a change of venue. Kirby was indicted in 2015 for the alleged 2002 murder of Emily Pestana-Mason, a professor at East Georgia College in Swainsboro. The case has been moved to neighboring Toombs County. Emanuel and Toombs County are both part of the Middle Judicial Circuit of Georgia.

   Kirby is represented by … Read More




Works in Progress to perform three winning plays

Posted by | April 5, 2017 11:39 am

East Georgia State College – Statesboro’s annual Works in Progress Readers Theatre performance will be held at the EGSC-Statesboro campus’s atrium on April 21, 2017 at 8 p.m. The innovative and creative project was developed in 1984 by Dr. Sebastian Verdis at Catonsville Community College in Catonsville, Md., to bring the arts community and college together to showcase the talent and creativity of students and give local playwrights a forum … Read More


ECSO Reports: April 5, 2017

Posted by | April 5, 2017 9:21 am

   Deputies with the Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO) reported…

   March 26

   Complainant filed a report in reference to a burglary.

   March 27

   Deputies assisted another agency with a stolen trailer. Deputies spoke with the complainant, who stated that he had reported the stolen trailer to another county’s law enforcement agency. He called ECSO for help when he located the trailer at a residence within its jurisdiction. Deputies visited the residence … Read More


Jail List: April 5, 2017

Posted by | April 5, 2017 9:19 am

   Mario Thomas, 28, 525 Hill St., Lot 2; entered 3/28/17; Crim interference w/ govt prop, Crim trespass, Terror threats and acts, Terror threats and acts, Terror threats and acts, Terror threats and acts, Terror threats and acts, Terror threats and acts, Terror threats and acts, Terror threats and acts, Terror threats and acts; SPD

   Angie Dickerson, 35, 325 Green St.; entered 3/28/17; Probation/Superior Court; ECSO

   Tirissa Ann Pursley, 20, 551 … Read More


Legal Notices: April 5, 2017

Posted by | April 5, 2017 9:16 am

NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS

Georgia, Emanuel County

All creditors of the estate of Stella Snell, deceased late of Emanuel County, are hereby notified to render in their demands to the undersigned according to law, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment to me.  Claims and payments should be sent to Richard J. Thompson, Attorney at Law.

Richard J. Thompson

Administrator of the Estate … Read More


Luther Edward “Ed” Covenah, 72

Posted by | April 5, 2017 9:13 am

   Graveside services for Luther Edward “Ed” Covenah, 72, resident of Savannah, were held Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 11 a.m. in Bithynia Church Cemetery with Reverend Michael Williams officiating. He died Friday, March 31, 2017 at Candler Hospital in Savannah.

   Mr. Luther Edward “Ed” Covenah was born in Emanuel County, son of the late Eddie L. and Pauline Scott Covenah. He worked as an iron worker in the construction industry. … Read More


William E. Coleman, M.D., 90

Posted by | April 5, 2017 9:11 am

   Funeral services for William E. Coleman, M.D., 90, of Hawkinsville will be held Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at Hawkinsville First United Methodist Church at 11 a.m. with Rev. Paula Lewis and Rev. Dr. Gary Abbott officiating. Burial will be at Orange Hill Cemetery. He died Monday, April 3, 2017 at Southern Pines Retirement Villa in Hawkinsville.

   Dr. William E. Coleman was born in Graymont on April 23, 1926 to Willie … Read More


Linda N. Bell, 66

Posted by | April 5, 2017 9:08 am

   The family of Linda N. Bell, 66, of Midville received friends Monday, April 3, 2017 from 6 – 8 p.m. at Chapman Funeral Home. She died Friday, March 31, 2017 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

   Ms. Linda N. Bell was born September 8, 1950 in Egypt. to the late Emory Futch and Eva Proctor Futch. A beautician for 27 years, she was part owner of Reflections for 20 … Read More


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